After making us wait for so long, the makers of Maidaan have finally released the teaser of Ajay Devgn’s highly-anticipated occer themed film. Set between 1952-1962, the golden era of Indian soccer, the film follows the story of an unknown hero who created history and records for India that have not been surpassed even 60 years later.
Ajay Devgn told Variety, ‘Maidaan’ is my personal favorite. I rarely say this, its one of the best films I’ve done. It has shaped up very well. Every department of the film, the storytelling, the direction, the performances, everything looks outstanding.”
The film also stars Priyamani, Gajraj Rao and Rudranil Ghosh. It is directed by Amit Ravindernath Sharma (Badhaai Ho fame) and written by Saiwyn Quadras and Ritesh Shah.
Maidaan is produced by Zee Studios, part of its extensive 2023 slate, Boney Kapoor, Arunava Joy Sengupta and Akash Chawla. Music is by Oscar, BAFTA, Golden Globe and Grammy winner A.R. Rahman.
The film will release worldwide in theaters on June 23.